AMCA Advanced Machine Tool Courses

AMCA 2010 - Advanced Milling I

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: MCHT 1120 - Mill Operations I [1] AND MCHT 1220 - Mill Operations II [1].

Description: Provides instruction in advanced techniques of milling machine operations. Emphasis is placed on skill development through laboratory practice. Topics include: vertical milling, horizontal milling, compound angles, gear cutting, and safety.

AMCA 2030 - Advanced Milling II

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: AMCA 2010 - Advanced Milling I [1].

Description: Provides instruction in advanced techniques of milling machine operations and is a continuation of Advanced Milling I. Emphasis is placed on skill development through laboratory practice. Topics include: indexing; rotary table; boring, facing, and turning; straddle milling, and safety.

AMCA 2050 - Advanced Lathe Operations I

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: MCHT 1119 - Lathe Operations I [1] AND MCHT 1219 - Lathe Operations II [1].

Description: Provides instruction in advanced lathe operations and procedures. Emphasis is placed on skill development through laboratory experiences. Topics include: eccentric turning, special setups, tolerance turning, and safety.

AMCA 2070 - Advanced Lathe Operations II

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: AMCA 2050 - Advanced Lathe Operations I [1].

Description: Provides instruction in advanced lathe operations and procedures and is a continuation of Advanced Lathe Operations I. Emphasis is placed on skill development through laboratory experiences. Topics includes: eccentric turning, special setups, tolerance turning, and safety.

AMCA 2090 - Advanced Grinding Operations II

Credit Hours: 2

Pre-requisites: AMCA 2080 - Advanced Grinding I [1].

Description: Provides instruction in advanced grinding operations and procedures, and is a continuation of Advanced Grinding Operations I. Emphasis is placed on skill development through laboratory experiences. Topics include: surface grinding, cylindrical grinding, tool and cutter grinding, grinding theory, and safety.

AMCA 2110 - CNC Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: Provisional Admission, MCHT 1012 - Print Reading for Machine Tool [1], MCHT 1013 - Machine Tool Math [1], AND MCHT 1011 - Introduction to Machine Tool [1].

Description: Provides a comprehensive introduction to computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining processes. Topics include: safety, Computer Numerical Control of machinery, setup and operation of CNC machinery, introduction to programming of CNC machinery, introduction to CAD/CAM.

AMCA 2130 - CNC Mill Manual Programming

Credit Hours: 5

Pre-requisites: None.

Co-requisites: AMCA 2110 - CNC Fundamentals [2].

Description: Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) milling machines. Topics include: safety, calculation for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.

AMCA 2150 - CNC Lathe Manual Programming

Credit Hours: 5

Pre-requisites: None.

Co-requisites: AMCA 2110 - CNC Fundamentals [2].

Description: Provides instruction for the safe operation and manual programming of computer numerical controlled (CNC) Lathes. Topics include: safety, calculations for programming, program codes and structure, program run and editing of programs.

AMCA 2170 - CNC Practical Applications

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: AMCA 2110 - CNC Fundamentals [1], AMCA 2130 - CNC Mill Manual Programming [1], AND AMCA 2150 - CNC Lathe Manual Programming [1].

Description: Provides additional instruction in part holding and fixture design. Students will also gain additional experience in print-to-part development of CNC programming. Topics include: safety, fixture design and manufacturing, and CNC part manufacturing.

AMCA 2190 - CAD/CAM Programming

Credit Hours: 4

Pre-requisites: None.

Co-requisites: AMCA 2110 - CNC Fundamentals [2].

Description: Emphasizes the development of skills in computer aided design (CAD) and computer aided manufacturing (CAM). The student will design and program parts to be machined on computer numerical controlled machines. Topics include: hardware and software, drawing manipulations, tool path generation, program posting, and program downloading.